What's on inWatford


Welcome to Watford

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Watford - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Watford to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Watford

27
MAY
Rosetta @ The Underworld Camden
The Underworld

. About:Rosetta is an American post‐metal band from Philadelphia Pennsylvania incorporating elements of post‐hardcore shoegazing drone post‐rock avant‐garde and ambient with influences as diverse as Neurosis and Isis My Bloody Valentine Frodus and Stars of the Lid. The band somewhat humorously self‐describes…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02072 673939
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27
MAY
Dick Laurie and The Elastic Band
The Half Moon at Putney

.Cheerful mainstream jazz and speak easy the band play The Half Moon on the first and third Sunday of every month.Families welcome. Food served all day.Artists: Dick Laurie and The Elastic Band…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 020887 809383
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27
MAY
We Love Soul Spring Bank Holiday
Sway Bar

Join us at this newly refurbished extravagant club and lounge located in the heart of Holborn for a night to style and sophisticationDress to impress and get ready to get down.Well partying into the early morning hours with a selection of the…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07873 806700
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27
MAY
Propsposterous Flying Thingalingalings
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

All sorts of objects are made to fly in Roald Dahls stories. Who can forget the glass elevator or the giant peach But what would you like to go soaring up high Inspired by Roald Dahls stories youll model your creation out…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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27
MAY
Hip-Hop vs RnB - Westside Bank Holiday Special
Paradise by way of Kensal Green

The Doctors Orders present:Hip‐Hop vs RnB ‐ Westside Bank Holiday Special.9pm‐3am Sunday 27th May 2018 Paradise by way of Kensal Green19 Kilburn Lane London. W10 4AE.£3 First Release £5 Advance £7 On The Door.www.thedoctorsorders.comDJs:DJ CABLESarah HarrisonComplextionCWDDJ Chris K MartinLondons No.1…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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27
MAY
Sunday Concerts: Gémeaux Quartet & Oliver Wass
Conway Hall

Hear the award‐winning harpist Oliver Wass and the Gmeaux Quartet perform an all‐French programme featuring Debussy Caplet and Ravel.Arisa Fujita violin.Francesco Sica violin.Sylvia Zucker viola.Matthijs Broersma cello.Oliver Wass harp.Debussy Quartet in G minor Op. 10.Caplet Conte Fantastique for Harp and String Quartet.Debussy…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02074 051818
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27
MAY
Severs - BBC Music Biggest Weekend Fringe - Live
The Half Moon

. Woking‐based Severs bring their unique take on rock back to the Half Moon. Adding psychedelic elements and infectious electronic beats to grungy guitar sounds Severs inject some edge to the modern rock scene.Having previously played at the world famous Isle of…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02087 809383
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28
MAY
Caramelo Kizomba Mondays
Loop Bar

The long‐awaited hotspot for Kizomba on Mondays... CarameloWe will have 2 levels with Syed aka Bangolano Mikumba.The DJs on the night are DJ Bangolano and DJ Fashion.Kizomba classes and party every Monday night in the centre of London The Loop Bar…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08009 991119
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28
MAY
Gazpacho at The Dome, London
The Dome

Tidal Concerts proudly presents:Gazpacho ‐ Soyuz Tour 2018plus support.Doors ‐ 7:00pm Price ‐ £20.00 Adv.Tickets ‐ http:po.stTidalGAZPACHOtixAbout:Gazpacho ‐ www.facebook.comGazpacho.Official.BandPageThe original core band of Jan‐Henrik Ohme vocals Jon‐Arne Vilbo guitars and Thomas Andersen keyboards programming producer started making music together in 1996…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02072 673939
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28
MAY
The Jedi Academy - Brent Cross
Brent Cross Shopping Centre

Unleash Your Inner Jedi at Brent Cross This May Half TermDate: Monday 28th May Where: Brent Cross Shopping Centre What: Jedi AcademyPrice: FreeThis May following the highly anticipated release of the latest Star Wars movie this coming Friday Solo: A Star…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 02076 936999
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28
MAY
Flying in the Words of Roald Dahl
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Find out about flying in Roald Dahls life and books ‐ from his own flying career in the RAF to the Giant Peach then imagine yourself soaring through the sky.Event detailsTimes: 12.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pmCost: £3 per participant. Price does not include…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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28
MAY
Janet Gardner (Vixen) @ The Underworld Camden
The Underworld Camden

. About:Watch the official Candle Music Video here: https:www.youtube.comwatchvs6bWU3uFiDYandfeatureyoutu.beWatch the official Rat Hole here: https:youtu.be5AmlXuKhv4YThis song is deeply personal to me. It is about a very difficult time in my life the passing of my parents. I wanted to be their Candle…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 2072 673939
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28
MAY
Kizomba Mondays - Kizomba Dance Classes & Party
Tiger Tiger London

Kizomba classes and party every Monday & Tuesday in the West End Tiger Tiger.Structured and fun classes friendly crowd great music top venue meet people get fit learn something new dont need to bring a partner and all of our classes…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 7886 471393
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28
MAY
Kadie's Club London Welcomes Female DJ Missy Jay
Kadie's Cocktail Bar & Club

George Calisto general manager of Kadies Club in London is welcoming celebrity DJ Missy Jay for an evening of fun and music and her signature style for which shes known around the world.Recently opened the venue has quickly become a destination for…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: +447785 113071
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28
MAY
8th International Conference on Case Reports 2018
Park Inn Hotel & Conference Centre

We invite you to submit your abstracts under the following tracks: Case Reports on DentistryCase Reports in OphthalmologyPediatrics Case Reports Cardiology Case Reports Neurology Case ReportsHuman pathology Case ReportsOncology Case ReportsCase Reports on Drug InteractionsCase Reports on Public and Mental HealthObstetrics and…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: +44-2033 182512
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29
MAY
Whirlgig Whifflebirds
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

If youre looking for a family craft activity to take part in this is the one for youYoull find out about some of the birds in Roald Dahls books like the Roly‐Poly Bird in The Twits and the Pelican in The Giraffe…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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29
MAY
Bubble and Squeak Comedy
Nell of Old Drury

Every Tuesday at 19:30 at the historic Nell of Old Drury we bring you the hottest pro acts and TV comedians trying out new fresh material in the heart of Covent Garden. And its free Were right around the corner from the…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07788 234518
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29
MAY
Guided Countryside Trails
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Head out for a family‐friendly walk with a Museum guide. Zip through the High Street then head to the countryside on the Museums doorstep. Your guide will tell you about the books inspired by the local scenery and youll get a unique…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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29
MAY
Perspectives on Post-Digital Drawing
RIBA

.After decades of absence drawing has returned to mark a transformation in architectural culture. In the 1990s boom of computer modelling glossy pseudo‐photo‐realism images of soon‐to‐be‐built projects were the accepted form of representation.Now a post‐digital mode of drawing has taken on a…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 02073 073717
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29
MAY
DANE BAPTISTE | G.O.D (Gold. Oil. Drugs.)
Soho Theatre

Fresh from hosting Live at the Apollo and another total sell out run at the Edinburgh Fringe Dane Baptiste takes his third smash hit show G.O.D. Gold. Oil. Drugs. on an extended World Tour in 2018His UK leg features 21 dates including…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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29
MAY
Free Summer Half Term Events at Bang Bang Oriental
Bang Bang Oriental

Face Painting: Tuesday 29 May 2018 1pm‐5pmBack due to popular demand free face painting for kids returns to Bang Bang Oriental. An expert face painter is on hand to transform the children into their favourite animals superheroes princesses and more.Mosaic Art Workshop:…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

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29
MAY
Tuesday Kizomba Dance Classes & Party at Tiger Tig
Tiger Tiger

Kizomba classes and party every Monday & Tuesday in the West End Tiger Tiger.Structured and fun classes friendly crowd great music top venue meet people get fit learn something new dont need to bring a partner and all of our classes…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 7886 471393
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30
MAY
Laughing Chili Comedy Club
Century Club

Laughing Chili starts a brand new monthly night at the sumptuous Century Club in Shaftesbury Avenue.May 30th sees 4 top comics from the UK circuit grace the Club for a night of top entertainment.A sensational live performer Yorkshire man marathon runner and…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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30
MAY
The Importance of Being Earnest
Ashridge House

The Importance of Being Earnest Directed by Lucy Bailey Oscar Wilde’s much loved and brilliantly witty masterpiece The Importance of Being Earnest stars The Bunbury Company of Players comprising Rosalind Ayres Outnumbered New Tricks God…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

30
MAY
DESERT MOUNTAIN TRIBE ALBUM RELEASE
The Lexington

Fans of Jesus and Mary Chain Brian Jamestown Massacre Black Rebel Motorcycle Club The Temples Interpol and the beautiful scar on the musical landscape inspired by mid 90s psych pop and heroin chic indie club culture are invited to slip into a…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07736 355142
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30
MAY
Franklin’s Flying Bookshop with Jen Campbell
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Listen to extracts of her wonderful book Frankins Flying Bookshop and create some drawings inspired by the book.Franklin the dragon loves stories and wants to share them with as many people as he can... but everyone is scared of him Everyone that…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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31
MAY
Breathe Love
Colomba

Emerald x Tiger presents Breathe Love a conscious creative collective and share every last Thursday of the month at Colomba a studio in the sky in the heart of Camden Town.This Summer on the last Thursday of every month join us for…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

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31
MAY
Discover Dahl’s archives
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Were lucky enough to have one of the most complete literary archives in the country here at the Museum. This is your chance to take a peek in our archive store ‐ usually closed to the public.A member of our archive team…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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31
MAY
Comedy Carnival: Stand Up Comedy Night
Bar Rumba

Recommended by Time Out Comedy Carnival is the London comedy club of choice for live stand‐up comedy on Thursday Friday & Saturday nights.Comedy Carnival presents an outstanding line‐up of international comedy every Thursday Friday and Saturday night. Party packages with food are…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02034 116388
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MAY
Moonshine Saloon- Western Cocktail Bar
Moonshine Saloon

Inspired by the captivating tales of the Wild West and its undercover operations Moonshine Saloon is truly a one‐of‐a‐kind immersive cocktail bar. Visitors will be transported from the streets of West London to the streets of the Wild West before experiencing life…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02031 090491
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Tourist Attractions


Butterfly World

After a winter packed full of developments, Butterfly World near St Albans is ready to open its wings and amaze visitors this Spring. From 29th April 2010, phase II of this ever‐evolving project, due to complete in 2011 with the opening of the massive biodome , will…

Veralamium Museum

Verulamium Museum is on the site of one of the major cities in Roman Britain, now an attractive park. Inside there are ‐ recreated Roman rooms ‐ hands‐on Discovery Areas ‐ video presentations ‐ touch screen databases ‐ some of the finest Roman mosaics…

St Albans Cathedral

The Cathedral and Abbey Church of Saint Alban is the seat of the Bishop of St Albans and serves the Diocese of St Albans in the counties of Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, the Borough of Luton and the London Borough of Barnet.The cathedral is a centre of worship and mission…

De Havilland Aircraft Heritage Centre

The De Havilland Aircraft Heritage Centre is the oldest of it's type in Britain today, which was opened in 1959 to display the De Havilland Mosquito prototype. There is a comprehensive collection of 20 de Havilland aircraft, along with related memorabilia. The Aeroshop specialises in all…

Area

Area Nightclub in Watford, Hertfordshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01923 281100 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Large

Large ‐ golf course in Barnet, Hertfordshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 020 84403904 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Large golf courseclub.…

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